For my next trick: James Hinchcliffe hopes he doesn’t vanish in Saturday’s IndyCar Challenge

“I’ve had cars not start on the grid and I’ve had throttle pedals stick on the grid, but I’ve never had a car disappear off the face of the Earth before the start of a race,” Hinchcliffe told “It reminded me more of St. Pete 2011. It was supposed to be the first start […]

Telcos plan contactless SIM sale to boost customer addition

KOLKATA: The country’s top three mobile operators are busy thrashing out a secure but totally contactless digital customer acquisition process to arrest a sharp fall in mobile connections sales amid the Covid-19-induced lockdown. Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (VIL) and Reliance Jio will shortly seek approvals from the telecom department (DoT) and the home ministry for […]

Sage Karam seeks another iRacing victory at Barber Motorsports Park

“I’m just excited to drive something,” Wickens told reporters Friday. “Last night was the first time I’ve driven any form of race car since the accident at Pocono. Even though it’s virtual, it still felt pretty good.”

How an IndyCar team and rookie ‘seriously’ are attacking iRacing

“While time in a driving simulator will never fully replace real seat time, sim seat time can go a very long way in supplementing the seat time a driver gets,” De Giorgis told in an email. “With three added benefits you don’t get in the real car: Significantly lower cost per hour, no risk […]

For my next trick: James Hinchcliffe hopes he doesn’t vanish at Barber

“Our sport is the one sport on Earth where you are not allowed to practice. We get four days of testing for the entire offseason, and some drivers are doing 10 hours of practice every day. It’s a unique situation for us and the drivers love doing it, but you have to remember, there is […]

Covid-19: Coimbatore artists talk about creating art during the lockdown

Simran doesn’t believe there are non-artists. “Every person is an artist in some way or other. Some are fixed to a particular plan of action; others use their imagination and creativity to revamp things. I always suggest people look around their house and pick things that catch their attention first.” And she offers examples: use […]

17 things to do at home this weekend when you’re bored in self-isolation

Done Tiger King? 7 shows you should watch next on Netflix and Amazon Prime9. Trivia is back in session, right on your phoneThere are multiple ways to partake in trivia, even though your local bar is closed. First up is HQ Trivia (iOS and Android), the once-popular live game show app that shut down in […]

Best indie games on PC and consoles 2020: the greatest hidden gems

Stardew Valley isn’t just farming, however – it’s a whole bunch of other things at the same time. You can go fishing, you can cook, you can craft stuff. You can even go explore procedurally-generated caves to mine for items and even fight slime-monster-things. You should keep in mind that your health and energy are […]

What’s it like to race in a Virtual GP? Johnny Herbert’s rookie review

“I found that if I put on brake assist, that helped me a lot with my time trial before the race. I practiced doing laps and laps and laps, going flat out, and the times came down. But then went to qualifying on the Sunday and the car was completely different! F1 turned off brake […]